Orange Honeydew Melon
Oval-to-round and a delicious cross between a cantaloupe and a honeydew, the very fleshy juicy orangish-yellow pulp of the orange honeydew melon is encased in a hard very yellow matching rind.
Spring onions are most often utilized raw. The whole onion can be flash blanched and grilled, which brings out more the robust and sweet elements of the onions, and makes them a bolder pair for fish and meats
Gold Pearl Onions
Inventory, 12 ct : 1.75
This item was last sold on : 05/19/13
Gold Pearl onions are available year round.
Gold Pearl onions are a delicate, long-day storage onion variety that resemble shallots in shape. They are harvested when their skin has dried to create a protective sheath for its still succulent flesh. They can be stored up to two months in the proper conditions. Pearl onions are purposefully small because they are planted tightly and densely together and picked at their preferred stunted size.
Gold Pearl onions are small, semi-rounded onions with a copper-gold dry, papery skin and a firm, juicy white flesh. The Pearl onion flavor is savory, sweet and slightly less pungent than full-sized storage onions.
Gold Pearl onions are commonly pickled and used as a condiment in cocktails. They are also substituted for boiling onions, can be deep fried, roasted or grilled. Cover peeled Pearl onions with chicken stock or water and cook until liquid has reduced and onions are tender. Combine Pearl onions, chanterelle mushrooms and chicken in a saute pan, the cook until vegetables and meat are done. Pan-roast onions and halved brussels sprouts on the stove in butter and olive oil, until browned and cooked through. Pearl onions will keep, cool and dry, for up to a month.
Their are multiple varieties of pearl onions, most of which belong to the species Allium cepa. The onion is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables and is considered to be native to Central Asia. It has been cultivated since ancient times in the Middle East and India. It is now the most widely cultivated and distributed allium in the world, adapting to a variety of climates from cold to temperate, semi-tropical and dry.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
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|Lodge at Torrey Pines Grill||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
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Recipes that include Gold Pearl Onions. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Simply Recipes||Braised Onions|
|A Food Centric Life||Pearl Onions with Brown Butter and Balsamic Glaze|